Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Dividing the ownership rights of Jahangir Khan building, 1875

Dividing the ownership rights of Jahangir Khan building, 1875

Dividing the ownership rights of the Jahangir Khan building, located in the Shaykh Zayn al-Din neighborhood, on April 1, 1875, among Mirza Husayn and Mirza Muhammad (the children of Haj Sadiq), Mirza Husayn’s wife (Narjis Khatun), their three daughters-in-law (Jahan Sultan, Fatimah Baygum, and Ummah Khanum), the wife of Mirza Muhammad and her two sons (Muhammad Mirza and Muhammad ʻAli), the two wives of Aqa Muhammad Sadiq, the son of Mirza Husayn, and his son (Mahmud Mirza). The shares are listed as follows: Mirza Husayn and his wife receive two sixths; as do Mirza Muhammad, his wife, Fatimah Khanum, and their two sons; and the final two sixths will be divided between Mirza Mahmud, Zinat Khanum, and Fatimah Khanum.